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Instant Pot Chicken Stew with corn (pollo guisado) is one of my favorite comfort foods. It's a simple dish, but my whole family loves it. I make it at least 2 times a month! 

Instant Pot Chicken Stew with Corn (Pollo Guisado con Maiz)

I swapped the bread for tomatoes in these quick and easy, low-carb stuffed tomato tuna melts made with tuna salad and melted cheddar. Perfect for lunch and a great way to use up those summer tomatoes!

Tomato Tuna Melts

One of my favorite summer salad combinations is watermelon with feta, balsamic, red onion and arugula. It's so refreshing and light, and perfect to make in jars to take to the beach or park (I keep them chilled in cooler).

Watermelon Feta Arugula Salad in Jars

These easy, flavorful Thai inspired chicken skewers are marinated in coconut milk and spices, then grilled and served with a delicious spicy peanut sauce for dipping.

Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Grilled sirloin steak "flaco" tacos use lettuce wraps instead of tortillas! The steak is seasoned with cumin and spices, then grilled and sliced thin, along with guacamole and pico de gallo – low-carb and super delicious!

Steak Taco Lettuce Wraps

Delicious peppers stuffed with ground turkey and brown rice, seasoned with cumin, cilantro and spices then baked and topped with cheese are one of my favorites!

Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

Breakfast Asparagus-Pancetta and Potato Hash topped with an egg – delicious!

Asparagus-Pancetta Potato Hash

These cheesy baked sweet potato skins are loaded with fat free black refried beans, salsa and cheddar cheese. Just a few ingredients but they taste SO good!

Baked Sweet Potato Skins

This colorful Asian-inspired salad is layered with edamame, bell peppers, carrots, snow peas, cabbage and lettuce and a simple sesame-soy vinaigrette. One jar is a huge serving, perfect for lunch or it can serve two as a side dish.

Asian Chopped Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette (In a Jar)

In an effort to still enjoy the flavors yet lighten things up a bit, I decided to create this roasted cauliflower and chickpea dish with minty yogurt. It’s great for lunch or as a side dish with dinner.

Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpeas with Minted Yogurt

So moist and flavorful, this bread is made light by replacing butter with lots of bananas, pumpkin and apple sauce.

Pumpkin Pecan Banana Bread

Easy 3-Ingredient Low-Fat Graham Cracker Crust

Tender-crisp veggie noodles make a wonderful low-carb pasta replacement in this delicious, Latin inspired Chipotle Chicken Zucchini "fideo" soup combined with bright fresh cilantro, creamy avocado and some crumbled queso fresco on top.

Chipotle Chicken Zucchini “Fideo” Soup (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

Turkey Santa Fe Zucchini Boats

Turkey Santa Fe Zucchini Boats

With the holiday weekend coming, if you're looking for a signature cocktail that looks like it jumped right off a spa cuisine menu for under 140 calories, this is it! Made with muddled cucumbers, basil, lemon juice, gin and a splash of seltzer, it's light and summery and perfect to serve at your next party.

Basil Cucumber Gin Cooler

Keep cool this summer with these mouth-puckering pops! If you love contrasting sensations of sour, sweet and spicy, you'll love these ice pops.

Lemon and Ginger Ice Pops

Watermelon Caprese Salad is a delicious summer twist on the classic Caprese typically made with tomato.

Watermelon Caprese Salad

Blackened cod fish seasoned with a spicy rub and cooked in a cast iron skillet. The mango-cabbage slaw is the perfect balance of sweet and sour which compliments the fish perfectly.

Blackened Fish Tacos with Cabbage Mango Slaw

Baked Shrimp Parmesan over Zucchini Noodles – an easy, light and delicious shrimp dish made in under 30 minutes!

Shrimp Zoodles Parmesan for Two

Melt-in-your-mouth meringues dipped in creamy white chocolate and sprinkles, is there anything sweeter?

Sprinkle Dipped Meringues

5-ingredient Sweet Potato Latkes – a healthier take on the traditional deep fried potato pancakes, these are lightly pan fried in a small amount of olive oil, made with sweet potatoes instead of white and made EASY by using a spiralizer because it eliminates the need to grate the potatoes, which can take a lot of time.

Spiralized Sweet Potato Latkes

The perfect 5 minute breakfast to make the one you love! Whole grain toast with mashed avocado, eggs over easy and a few dashes of hot sauce – 5 ingredients, 5 minutes to make, doesn't get better than that!

Avocado Toast Egg-in-a-Hole

Avocado Toast with Sunny Side Egg, now this is MY kind of breakfast egg sandwich and it takes under 5 minutes to make!

Avocado Toast with Sunny Side Egg

These mini meatballs, made with a combo of lean ground beef and spicy turkey sausage are browned in a skillet (or you can bake them) then finish cooking in the slow cooker. After they are cooked, you pour a delicious honey-lime sauce over them and watch them disappear!

Honey-Lime Meatballs

Bangin Good Chicken Salad is delicious, made with tender chunks of breaded chicken baked until golden topped with delicious Bang Bang sauce. I served this over mixed greens and swooned with every bite!

Bang Bang Chicken Salad

An open-faced egg salad sandwich with wild Nova salmon and cucumber slices – under 300 calories, protein packed, and loaded with good fats.

Avocado Egg Salad and Salmon Sandwich

Mussels in a spicy red marinara sauce – simple and elegant, best served with lots of whole wheat crusty bread for dipping into the delicious sauce.

Quick Mussels Fra Diavolo

This Sausage, Cheese and Veggie Breakfast Casserole is made with Italian chicken sausage, broccoli, roasted peppers and mozzarella cheese.

Sausage, Cheese and Veggie Breakfast Casserole

These White chocolate dipped lace oatmeal cookies are to die for ! They're light on calories and perfect for any festive occasion!

White Chocolate Oatmeal Lace Cookies

Turkey tenderloins stuffed with a sweet and savory filling of butternut squash, cranberries, sage and pecans – this tastes like Thanksgiving, all wrapped up in one dish!

Butternut Stuffed Turkey Tenderloin with Cranberries and Pecans